Organizing to End Corporate Rule

Thu, Dec 19, 2013 7:00pm - 8:00pm
2013 E Genesee St. Syracuse NY 13210
The CNY Chapter of Move To Amend will meet to discuss organizing efforts to overturn Citizens United. We will have a report on members' meeting this week with State Senator DeFrancisco's staff and will discuss the statewide movement for a NYS resolution calling on Congress to pass the We The People Amendment.

Annual New Years Eve Peace Vigil

Tue, Dec 31, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Clinton Square, downtown Syracuse, in front of the Christmass tree

Join us to spread a message of peace and hope on New Year's Eve followed by soup and bread at the home of Ann and Ed, 340 Midland Ave. Bring your own signs or use some of ours. Volunteers wanted beforehand to help bring signs downtown. If you can lend a hand, contact Ursula, 472-5478.

Peace Newsletter Mailing Party

Thu, Jan 30, 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm
2013 E Genesee St. Syracuse NY 13210

Be the first to see the February 2014 Peace Newsletter hot off the presses! Lend a hand as we prepare the Peace Newsletter for mailing to subscribers, enjoy friendly political conversation and some pizza. Many hands make light work, so please come help if you can!

Thanksgiving Circle of Peace and Hope

Thu, Nov 28, 2013 10:00am
Willow Bay Picnic Area (North Shore of Onondaga Lake)

 

 

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Al-Shabaab Repels Navy Seals While Libyan Kidnapping Sparks Protest

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by Abayomi Azikiwe

On October 5 the United States military intervened in the African states of Libya and Somalia under the guise of waging its “war on terrorism.”

In Libya, a national, Abu Anas al-Liby, was kidnapped and taken to a warship in the Mediterranean where he is being interrogated for his suspected involvement in the bombing of the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya during August of 1998.

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Justice Delayed: US Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Onondaga Nation Appeal

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by Wendy Gonyea

The news took me by surprise as I held out the hope that we would have our day in court; truly, and we would have the opportunity to tell our land rights history in a national forum in the highest court in the land. I had envisioned our case being a unifying struggle for all our relatives across the land who have felt the sting of racist courts, who have been let down by a system routinely stacked against them because they—we—represent the conscience of American society. We are the survivors of generations of indigenous peoples who were placed here, who were pushed aside-and worse

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Allies Respond to Supreme Court Land Rights Decision

From the Content

by Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation

Editor's note: This piece was originally published as a Letter to the Editor in the Post-Standard.

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Syracuse Resists Drone Encroachment

Two Faces of Drones: Surveillance

From the Content

by Ann Tiffany

“The drones are coming! The drones are coming!” - Paul Revere (updated)

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Court Witness: Speaking Out for Truth and Life

Two Faces of Drones: Weaponized

From the Content

by Ed Kinane

Mamana Bibi, a 68-year old midwife and grandmother, was tending her okra garden on the afternoon of October 24, 2012. Out of nowhere, Mamana was struck and dismembered by two Hellfire missiles from a US drone. Minutes later nearby children who had witnessed the attack, were also attacked by missiles, their shrapnel wounding nine.

These are two of many US drone strikes against civilians investigated by Amnesty International in North Waziristan. Mamana’s killing is recounted in Amnesty’s October 2013 76-page report, “Will I Be Next?: US Drone Strikes in Pakistan.”

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The Undaunted Resistance

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by Aly Wane

As an undocumented migrant’s rights activist, I have been tempted to give up these past few weeks. The government shutdown paralyzed Congress once more and the important conversation this country needs to have about immigration reform was sidelined once again. More alarming, however, is the fact that the current immigration reform proposals are not justice-based proposals, but “solutions” which could entrench the real profit makers in the migration crisis: the prison and defense industries.

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